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March / April 2014

Wave is Winnipeg's health and wellness magazine. It is published six times a year by the Winnipeg Health Region in cooperation with the Winnipeg Free Press. To contact the editor, call Brian Cole at 204-926-8144 or email bcole@wrha.mb.ca

The magazine is available at newsstands, hospitals and clinics throughout Winnipeg, as well as McNally Robinson Books and the Winnipeg Free Press. Wave is also available through subscription (1 year $18.90). To subscribe, please contact Tracy Gooley at 204-925-3300 or via email.

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Dealing with concussions Dealing with concussions
A letter from Winnipeg Health Region President & CEO Arlene Wilgosh.

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Teaming up for you Teaming up for you
"My Health Teams" offer innovative approach to health care.

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The domino effect The domino effect
The Living Donor Paired Exchange program is helping to increase the number of people who can receive kidney transplants.

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Targeting cancer Targeting cancer
Scientists at the Manitoba Institute of Cell Biology are investigating ways to manipulate a cancer cell into killing itself.

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5 ways to build a healthy relationship 5 ways to build a healthy relationship
Meaningful connections with friends, family and loved ones can lead to a happier, longer life.

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Heads up Heads up
Dr. Mike Ellis is heading up the new Pan Am Clinic concussion program.

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Dealing with pelvic floor dysfunction Dealing with pelvic floor dysfunction
Local expert says PFD affects millions of Canadian women, yet many don't even know what it is.

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Soothing sounds Soothing sounds
Music therapy can help comfort people with dementia.

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Cooking from scratch Cooking from scratch
What you need to know to get started.

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Sore throat vs. Strep throat Sore throat vs. Strep throat
Which one do you have, and what should you do about it?

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Fit to be pregnant Fit to be pregnant
Moderate exercise provides health benefits to moms-to-be and babies

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Traditional Territories Acknowledgement
The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority acknowledges that it provides health services in facilities located on the original lands of Treaty 1 and on the homelands of the Metis Nation. WRHA respects that the First Nation treaties were made on these territories and acknowledge the harms and mistakes of the past, and we dedicate ourselves to collaborate in partnership with First Nation, Metis and Inuit people in the spirit of reconciliation.
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